Lula E. Yates

Lula E. Yates, 91, of Fostoria, passed away 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Independence House, Fostoria. She was born January 28, 1923 in Amsden to Samuel B. and Cecelia (Filliater) Huff. She married Carl Trudel and he died December 4, 1959. She then married Dillard Yates and he died November 9, 1989.
Surviving are four children, Cindy (Steve) Russell, Hilliard, Carla (Rodger) Wilson, Fostoria, Jan (Tonny) Pridgen, Samson, Alabama, and Jim Yates, Fostoria; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two brothers, John Huff, Bloomdale and Sam Huff, Florida, and a special friend, Vickie Hooper, Fostoria.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Frederick; and two brothers, Albert and Ralph Huff.
Lula was a clerk and cashier at the former Wagner’s IGA, Fostoria. She graduated in 1941 from Gibsonburg High School, and had been a former auxiliary member of the Fostoria Eagles, Moose and Amvets. She enjoyed her family and spent time reading, crocheting and making crafts. She was also a former Blue Bird leader and bowler.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, and an hour before the funeral Thursday.
A Celebration of Life service will take place 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Erma Metzger presiding. Burial will follow in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Memorials are suggested to Independence House Activity Fund or Kaubisch Memorial Public Library.
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